just in time for summer. Architect Ryuji Nakamura's insect cage. part of the art & eco 2009 show in Japan.

just in time for summer. Architect Ryuji Nakamura's insect cage. part of the art & eco 2009 show in Japan.

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#21886
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Chandelier made with  styrofoam packaging from Apple laptops. Eric Lawrence just won the Sustainable prize in Design Within Reach Austin's M+D+F competition for creating this awesome chandelier.

Chandelier made with styrofoam packaging from Apple laptops. Eric Lawrence just won the Sustainable prize in Design Within Reach Austin's M+D+F competition for creating this awesome chandelier.

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#21885
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Swedish based GreenGT has developed an electric race car to finish 24 Le Mans in 2011.

Swedish based GreenGT has developed an electric race car to finish 24 Le Mans in 2011.

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#21884
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Another immortal inspiration has found a new design revival and practical usage. The French product designer Stephanie Choplin has incarnated the Tetris idea into colorful ceramic pots or just Tetris Pots.

Another immortal inspiration has found a new design revival and practical usage. The French product designer Stephanie Choplin has incarnated the Tetris idea into colorful ceramic pots or just Tetris Pots.

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#21883
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Illuminant - Kristin Birna Bjarnadottir ~ saw these in person at NY Design Week and they are even cooler in person ~ and definitely the most innovative use of reflective materials yet! The light source is not even inside the light!

FEATUREDIlluminant - Kristin Birna Bjarnadottir ~ saw these in person at NY Design Week and they are even cooler in person ~ and definitely the most innovative use of reflective materials yet! The light source is not even inside the light!

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#21882
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Clock Clock made of 24 individual clocks, features 48 electronically-controlled analog clock hands which automatically rotate into the proper positions to tell you times.

Clock Clock made of 24 individual clocks, features 48 electronically-controlled analog clock hands which automatically rotate into the proper positions to tell you times.

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#21881
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The Brooklyn-based artist, Glen Baldridge, explores consumerism, desire, and even mortality in witty, pop culture–infused works.

The Brooklyn-based artist, Glen Baldridge, explores consumerism, desire, and even mortality in witty, pop culture–infused works.

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#21880
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Don't hide your pipes!
Cool pipe design from Athens, Greece

Don't hide your pipes!
Cool pipe design from Athens, Greece

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#21879
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The Metropolitan Museum’s newly reopened American galleries look fantastic and include 20 period rooms, a glass court and full-fledged sculpture garden.

The Metropolitan Museum’s newly reopened American galleries look fantastic and include 20 period rooms, a glass court and full-fledged sculpture garden.

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#21878
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‘Allumette’ by Atelier Oï for Röthlisberger Collection. The chair, sofa and table are built using the statics of traditional framework design. Here, forces and counter-forces interplay to absorb the load...

‘Allumette’ by Atelier Oï for Röthlisberger Collection. The chair, sofa and table are built using the statics of traditional framework design. Here, forces and counter-forces interplay to absorb the load...

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#21877
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Great campaign for Coke Ireland using Eboy illustrations of Belfast, Dublin, Galway and Cork.

Great campaign for Coke Ireland using Eboy illustrations of Belfast, Dublin, Galway and Cork.

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#21876
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The Island is Charles Avery's life work. He has created dozens of characters, places and species for it already, including this 'Ridable'. More people should have unfinishable projects.

The Island is Charles Avery's life work. He has created dozens of characters, places and species for it already, including this 'Ridable'. More people should have unfinishable projects.

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#21875
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Also super fun from Fishs Eddy that i was tempted to buy ~ Memo Graph Paper cooler glasses for only $2.50!!! But also fun mugs and trays (fun writing tablets)...

Also super fun from Fishs Eddy that i was tempted to buy ~ Memo Graph Paper cooler glasses for only $2.50!!! But also fun mugs and trays (fun writing tablets)...

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#21874
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Fishs Eddy's Nursery Glassware ~ I just hand carried these adorable glasses back from a walk in NY ~ perfect size, beautiful illustrations!

Fishs Eddy's Nursery Glassware ~ I just hand carried these adorable glasses back from a walk in NY ~ perfect size, beautiful illustrations!

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#21873
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Sebastian Errazuriz's Repisa N5 ~ playful super modular/minimal shelving (clicks liited editions, furniture, repisa n5)

Sebastian Errazuriz's Repisa N5 ~ playful super modular/minimal shelving (clicks liited editions, furniture, repisa n5)

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#21872
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WOW. Perk's Gold Fly Selection - Orvis CEO and lifetime angler Perk Perkins picked the 26 best-producing, most-proven go-to flies for catching trout anywhere.

WOW. Perk's Gold Fly Selection - Orvis CEO and lifetime angler Perk Perkins picked the 26 best-producing, most-proven go-to flies for catching trout anywhere.

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#21871
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Ravage the Transformer is now a working USB flash drive.

Ravage the Transformer is now a working USB flash drive.

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#21870
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Beautiful type by Fontfabric. Designed with sense of the art nouveau style, It stays unique and fancy on web sites, prints, posters and all kind of designs.

Beautiful type by Fontfabric. Designed with sense of the art nouveau style, It stays unique and fancy on web sites, prints, posters and all kind of designs.

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#21869
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The Black Beauty is back! In the midst of Polaroid instant films extinction, these darlings emerged - carefully collected and refurbished for your pure analog pleasures.

The Black Beauty is back! In the midst of Polaroid instant films extinction, these darlings emerged - carefully collected and refurbished for your pure analog pleasures.

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#21868
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James Craig takes beautiful black and white landscape photographs. He is clearly a master in the art of black and white photography, and knows how to use nature's textures to create his unique works of art.

James Craig takes beautiful black and white landscape photographs. He is clearly a master in the art of black and white photography, and knows how to use nature's textures to create his unique works of art.

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#21867
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Created by 20.87 estúdio from São Paulo, Great4Mechanics desk lamp and chandelier were inspired by the mechanic workshop universe.
It is a free-assembly object, all you need is imagination, and some spontaneity to build it.

Created by 20.87 estúdio from São Paulo, Great4Mechanics desk lamp and chandelier were inspired by the mechanic workshop universe.
It is a free-assembly object, all you need is imagination, and some spontaneity to build it.

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#21866
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Monopoly board game, has an advertising campaign developed in Germany, using the tag line, “Own it all”. Four photographs of actual properties, washed in green and red showing the cheapest and most expensive.

Monopoly board game, has an advertising campaign developed in Germany, using the tag line, “Own it all”. Four photographs of actual properties, washed in green and red showing the cheapest and most expensive.

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#21865
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Leo Villareal is a very talented Light artist born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1967. Lives and works in New York City.

Leo Villareal is a very talented Light artist born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1967. Lives and works in New York City.

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#21864
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FlipTime iPhone App is a simple desk clock & calendar which is designed to look like flight information boards at airports ~ designed by Omlet Works

FlipTime iPhone App is a simple desk clock & calendar which is designed to look like flight information boards at airports ~ designed by Omlet Works

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#21863
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Tissue box designed by Josh Owen.

Tissue box designed by Josh Owen.

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#21862
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Untamed Menagerie ~ uses an acrylic die-cutting technique to make intricate, one-of-a-kind wearable art. [Editor's Note: while we've been seeing way too much cut acrylic, there's some pretty unique work here!]

Untamed Menagerie ~ uses an acrylic die-cutting technique to make intricate, one-of-a-kind wearable art. [Editor's Note: while we've been seeing way too much cut acrylic, there's some pretty unique work here!]

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#21861
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Amy Stewart's maintains a poison garden in her home in Eureka, CA.  It includes species like foxglove, opium poppies and castor beans.

Amy Stewart's maintains a poison garden in her home in Eureka, CA. It includes species like foxglove, opium poppies and castor beans.

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#21860
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The 21 year old Los Angeles based photographer Arturo Oliva Pedroza shoots  dream like portraiture of friends in Southern California. Hes featured here on Icon ology once for his black and white work and a again for his color work.

The 21 year old Los Angeles based photographer Arturo Oliva Pedroza shoots dream like portraiture of friends in Southern California. Hes featured here on Icon ology once for his black and white work and a again for his color work.

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#21859
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Contemporary Tibetan artist Gonkar Gyatso will be a participant in the upcoming 53rd Venice Biennale. Much of his recent work is filled with colorful pop culture graphics, but deserves a deeper look...

Contemporary Tibetan artist Gonkar Gyatso will be a participant in the upcoming 53rd Venice Biennale. Much of his recent work is filled with colorful pop culture graphics, but deserves a deeper look...

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#21858
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A discussion on Biomorphic Art with Sarah Beth Woods, and a look at her latest creations.

A discussion on Biomorphic Art with Sarah Beth Woods, and a look at her latest creations.

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#21857
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This furniture typeface is simply beautiful ~ made by  The Butler Bros for High Fashion Home

This furniture typeface is simply beautiful ~ made by The Butler Bros for High Fashion Home

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#21856
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Gnomes have been busy spreading 'Feelgoodness' over at Loose Moose Productions. Check out the cute little fellas in their new TV ad! Please watch in high quality.

Gnomes have been busy spreading 'Feelgoodness' over at Loose Moose Productions. Check out the cute little fellas in their new TV ad! Please watch in high quality.

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#21855
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The Spanish design agency Moruba has created the visual identity and packaging for Winery Arts company: Originality, Creativity and Innovation.
This label has proved the winner of the Best Awards Pack'08 and Laus'09

The Spanish design agency Moruba has created the visual identity and packaging for Winery Arts company: Originality, Creativity and Innovation.
This label has proved the winner of the Best Awards Pack'08 and Laus'09

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#21854
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Charles Simonds (New York, 1945) creates little fragile worlds out of clay. The focal point of his artistic activity lies in the research of archaic civilizations. Simonds explains that these creations belong to "little people" as he calls them.

Charles Simonds (New York, 1945) creates little fragile worlds out of clay. The focal point of his artistic activity lies in the research of archaic civilizations. Simonds explains that these creations belong to "little people" as he calls them.

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#21853
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Taking notes can be super delicious, by using the Sliced Bread//Notebook. It is a 12 slices/notebook set which has been packaged for convenience. The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread!

Taking notes can be super delicious, by using the Sliced Bread//Notebook. It is a 12 slices/notebook set which has been packaged for convenience. The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread!

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#21852
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"Café Serré", a short 3D animation telling the story of a cop and his problems in the coffee shop.

"Café Serré", a short 3D animation telling the story of a cop and his problems in the coffee shop.

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#21851
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Masha D'yans creates intricate, elaborate cards with watercolor to this online portfolio, prints of which can be purchased.

Masha D'yans creates intricate, elaborate cards with watercolor to this online portfolio, prints of which can be purchased.

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#21849
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Seismic drone-rock band Sunn 0))) put out some surprisingly beautiful sleeves

Seismic drone-rock band Sunn 0))) put out some surprisingly beautiful sleeves

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#21848
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Did You ever know penguins can fly? Oh yes, it's true now. Penguins can fly if only they want to. New Pepsi video spot by BBDO New York. Production by Traktor. Pepsi, You can!

Did You ever know penguins can fly? Oh yes, it's true now. Penguins can fly if only they want to. New Pepsi video spot by BBDO New York. Production by Traktor. Pepsi, You can!

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#21847
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Inspired by old churches in the Southwestern United States and hill villages in Italy, Bob Cardinale creates each building with old wood, many layers of paint, and a passion for architecture.

Inspired by old churches in the Southwestern United States and hill villages in Italy, Bob Cardinale creates each building with old wood, many layers of paint, and a passion for architecture.

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ps.2, a design studio based in São Paulo, Brazil, has brought back the card-memory game for all you designers and/or type-geeks out there. The game features 20 pairs of cards, each presenting a different type family...

ps.2, a design studio based in São Paulo, Brazil, has brought back the card-memory game for all you designers and/or type-geeks out there. The game features 20 pairs of cards, each presenting a different type family...

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#21845
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Adorable 'some assembly required' moving announcement card made by Toronto agency Espresso for an engineering firm.

Adorable 'some assembly required' moving announcement card made by Toronto agency Espresso for an engineering firm.

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#21844
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Endeavor has set up a page where their arty wallpaper designs can be downloaded.

Endeavor has set up a page where their arty wallpaper designs can be downloaded.

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#21843
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Graypants rocked ICFF with their pretty cardboard Scrap Lights. Those guys are talented AND funny.

Graypants rocked ICFF with their pretty cardboard Scrap Lights. Those guys are talented AND funny.

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#21842
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Doodle4Google - Google asked students pre-K through 12 what they wanted the world to look like. Here are the winners and finalists from every state in the USA.

Doodle4Google - Google asked students pre-K through 12 what they wanted the world to look like. Here are the winners and finalists from every state in the USA.

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#21841
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The TAMA Art University in Japan debuts a new Library with an amazing concrete work by Toyo Ito. Photos by Iwan Baan.

The TAMA Art University in Japan debuts a new Library with an amazing concrete work by Toyo Ito. Photos by Iwan Baan.

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#21840
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An interview with painter Andy Kehoe.

An interview with painter Andy Kehoe.

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#21839
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the cia shop now has a blog!

the cia shop now has a blog!

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#21838
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